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Nollywood unveils new movie; ”Diamonds in the Sky” (watch trailer)

Everyone is in Leah Foundation’s new film, “Diamonds in the Sky,” a drama about love, joy and disappointment as three families encounter life challenges wanting to break their bond. The movie stars Joke Silva, Adebayo Salami, Ayo Mogaji, Kolade Olaiya, and others such as Bimbo Akintola, Ali Nuhu, Omowunmi Dada, Femi Adebayo, Mogaji Majinyawa, Yvonne Jegede-Fawole, Yemi Shodimu, Ayo Akinwale and Ebun Oloyede. “Diamonds in the Sky” was directed by…

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Bollywood: Nigeria seeks technical aid for Nollywood

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has enjoined the Indian Government to support Nigeria’s film industry, called Nollywood and Kannywood with the technology that will enhance the quality of films produced in the country. The Minister made the call in Abuja on Friday when he received the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Abhay Thakur, on a courtesy visit to his office. “I think Bollywood is probably…

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UK film awards: Nollywood films IBI(The Birth), Nimbe, Diced, others win

Nigerian movies IBI (The Birth), Nimbe, Dear Bayo and Unseen Treasure, have been adjudged the best films in the United Kingdom (UK) at the 2019 UK Nollywood Film Festival (UKNFF), organized by the UK Nollywood Producers Guild. A statement signed and issued on Sunday by Mr Malcolm Benson, President, UK Nollywood Producers Guild, stated that IBI (The Birth) was adjudged the Best Indigenous (Native language) Feature Film, it also emerged…

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Sex-for-roles is rampant in Nollywood – Actor, Yul Edochie discloses

Actor, Yul Edochie has exposed the Nollywood industry, saying that some actresses engaged in sex in order to get better roles. Edochie was reacting to sex for grade story by the BBC which exposed some lecturers in Nigeria and Ghana. He said sex for grade was only only in higher institution, but there are sex for roles in Nollywood, sex for promotion in offices, among others. “No be only #sexforgrades…

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Teni Makanaki to make Nollywood debut with new movie; ”Dear Affy”

Talented songwriter and singer, Teniola Apata aka Teni Makanaki and Big Brother Naija 2019 housemate, Sir Dee are both set to make their official acting debut in the movie “Dear Affy”. “Dear Affy” tells the fascinating story of an organized female art enthusiast about to marry the man of her dreams, but life suddenly scuttles her well laid out plans as she accidentally ‘falls’ pregnant. She embarks on a challenging…

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Femi Adebayo pens romantic to celebrate wife’s birthday

Brand influencer and Nollywood actor Femi Adebayo writes a romantic note on his timeline to celebrate wife’s birthday today. Femi describes his wife as someone who is extremely loyal, one who critics him and also brings him happiness at the same time. Check his message here. Happy birthday to my darling wife, my joy, my happiness, my Ex-girlfriend, my mum, my gist partner, my all in all😁… Aduke every 18th…

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Nollywood Actress, Patience Ozokwor celebrates 61st birthday

Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwor celebrated her 61st birthday on Saturday, penning down her heart desire from God. Ozokwor, known for her atrocious roles in movies, was born 14 September 1958 and is popularly known as ‘Mama G. Her heart desire as she clocked 61 is to touch and impact on lives; make a difference and love unconditionally.’ She wrote on her Instagram page: “It’s a brand new year for me…

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Nollywood film ‘Oga Bolaji‘ showing in cinemas in Texas, US

An award-winning “Nollywood” film — Oga Bolaji will be screened today at 6:30 p.m. at Alamo Drafthouse Denton, in Texas. The screening is in collaboration with Kuumba Media, owned by former University of North Texas student Freda Frimpong. Kuumba Media is distributing the film to a limited number of cinemas, according to a report by dentonrc.com Oga Bolaji is the life story of a simple happy go lucky 40-year-old retired musician,…

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30 yrs later: We are shooting remake of ’Living in Bondage’ – Producer

Steve Gukas, a renowned Nollywood filmmaker and director who produced award-winning advocative films ’93 Days’ and ‘A Place in the Stars’ is championing another legacy project. This time, a story about Nollywood. Gukas is producing a remake of the iconic Nollywood film ’Living in Bondage’ almost 30 years after the original movie was shot. He is working alongside Nollywood star, Ramsey Nouah, and a creative entrepreneur, Charles Okpaleke. In this…

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Nollywood political thriller ‘Code Wilo’ premieres in cinemas

‘Code Wilo’ a Nollywood political thriller has debuted in cinemas nationwide. The movie, which was screened to the media at the Ozone Cinemas, Lagos on Thursday, exposes the intricacies in the Nigerian political arena. It also addresses the themes of election violence, political tension, party politics and the general unease that leads up to the Election Day in Nigeria. ‘Code Wilo’ tells its story using popular talents like Zack Orji,…

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Singer, Dbanj makes Nollywood debut

Nigerian musician, singer, songwriter, rapper, entrepreneur and television personality Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, known by his stage name D’banj, has made his first movie appearance in a new film. D’Banj debuts in Jade Osiberu‘s “Sugar Rush” set for release this Christmas! The music star is also the executive producer of the project. The movie cast include: Toke Makinwa, Bisola Aiyeola, Omoni Oboli, Tobi Bakare, Nkem Owoh, Adedimeji Lateek, Zack Orji and…

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Latest Nollywood Mother, Toyin Abraham finally breaks silence

Nollywood actress and movie producer, Toyin Abraham, fresh from delivering her baby boy has thanked all her well-wishers for ‘the outpouring of love and gift’ and also prayed for other expectant women. “I pray all expectant mothers deliver safely and those looking unto God for fruits of the womb will get visited by God”, she wrote on Instagram, the second post on her page @toyin_abraham. The actress also spoke on…

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Nollywood actress, Ayo Adesanya celebrates her 50th birthday

Nigerian film actress, director and producer Ayo Adesanya, who features in both English and Yoruba movies marks her 5oth birthday with a heart of gratitude to God. Adesanya shared pictures marking her big day, with friends and family and we’ve got all the scoop here. See some photos. Ayo Adesanya Photographer @trans4mazfotography Hairstylist @damihairsolutions Makeup @tolashonibare Dress @azenath_wears & @alabicouture   PM News

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20 Nollywood actresses that have refused to age

With the Nigerian movie industry becoming more competitive by the day, Nollywood is blessed to have some of its best female acts who are either in their forties or fifties that are not only skilled in their craft but also pretty and ageless. These beauties and brains have over the years carved a niche for themselves by doing excellently well in their chosen career and are known to always making…

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